Provenance: Sandor Lubbe, The Netherlands

A weapon as well as an instrument of prestige, the club was carried on all solemn occasions. Worn on the shoulder during palavers, it was brandished during speeches offered at ceremonial meetings with dances or as a gift for a marriage proposal.

Dome head club with binding
Early, midth 19th century

New Calidonia
Wood, 74 cm

Price: upon request